Media Coverage

Supercross Riders Monks, Martinez, Ready for the Home Crowd

Published Monday, January 30, 2017

Arizona Republic article includes MCC student Conner Monks who has managed to fit in riding with a schedule that includes online classes at Mesa Community College and a full-time day job at Mazatzal Dirt Works, a family-owned construction company. As soon as he’s off work at 2 p.m he hits the dirt or takes to his studies. Supercross riders Monks, Martinez ready for home crowd.pdf

What Is Your Landscape Management IQ?

Published Monday, January 30, 2017

Greens Keeper Landscaper Blog says, "The Mesa Community College Urban Horticulture program prepares you for a career in wholesale or retail nurseries, landscape design and construction companies, or landscape management firms." Greens Keeper Landscape Maintenance, LLC_ What Is Your Landscape Managemnet IQ_.pdf

Coverage: Building the Better Fishbowl: Aquaponics Combines Fish, Greens to Create Cleaner Food

Published Saturday, January 28, 2017

The East Valley Tribune reports on Aquaponics at MCC and in the East Valley. East Valley eco-innovators are counting on aquaponics to become the next wave in the good food movement. Peter Conden, MCC Director of Sustainable Agriculture and Dr. George Brooks are interviewed.  Aquaponics EVTribune.pdf This article, retitled "Area startups look at aquaponics to create cleaner food," also appeared in the Feb. 2 edition of Ahwatukee FootHills News.  Aquaponics AhwatukeeFoothillsNews.pdf

Arizona Public Universities Turn to Fundraising to Close Gaps

Published Friday, January 27, 2017

The Phoenix Business Journal reports that as state funding continues to dwindle for Arizona's public universities and community colleges, they are turning to private and philanthropic fundraising to grow resources — something formerly reserved for private schools.  Mesa Community College is reaching out to its own alumni for the first time to seek donations. Arizona public universities turn to fundraising to close gaps.pdf

Black History Month Events

Published Friday, January 27, 2017

Arizona State University event calendar lists History vs. Struggle: Ancestors Speak, presented by the MCC NAACP on Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at S&D campus. History V Struggle.pdf

Coverage of How 'Dreamers' are Preparing in Case Trump Ends Obama Immigration Actions

Published Tuesday, January 24, 2017

USA Today story on "Dreamers" includes an interview with MCC student Juan Rodriguez.  Dreamers USA Today.pdf also Courier Post Des Moines Register Cincinnati.com Daily Times and many others

Community Learning Day

Published Monday, January 23, 2017

KPNX-PHX (NBC) ran a segment on the Community Learning Day at MCC. No clip available.    

Black Women Walking

Published Monday, January 23, 2017

Celebrate National Women's History Month! Black Women Walking, a one-act play, uses storytelling, music, multimedia, and dance to venture back in time and meet great historic figures like Sojourner Truth, Marian Anderson, Fannie Lou Hamer and other Black heroines of history. March 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Performing Arts Center at MCC's Southern and Dobson Campus. Black Women Walking _ Mesa Community College Performing Arts Center _ Mesa Events at kyma.pdf

Performing Arts Students Recognized at Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Published Monday, January 23, 2017

MCC hosts the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival from Feb. 14-18.  Santa Monica College's Production of Beckett Plays Chosen for Prestigious Festival.pdf Long Beach City College News

Of Mice and Men

Published Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Reserve your tickets now for "Of Mice and Men," a play that runs April 21-29 in the MCC Theatre, that examines the strong bond of a pair of itinerant field workers during the Great Depression who pursue the lofty and unattainable American Dream of settling down on their own ranch. Via HeyEvent.com. Of Mice and Men_ MCC Production_ April 21-29 – Heyevent.pdf

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